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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange

    Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers. The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
  • Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says

    Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says
    Less than three weeks before uninsured Marylanders get their first look at health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act, officials say preparations are on track. The state's health exchange website crashed on its first day last year and tangled...
  • Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding
    In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to...
  • A $45 million hole in the DOC's inmate health care budget

    We'll let Michael Martz at the Richmond Times Dispatch do the heavy lifting on this issue, which was discussed Monday during a House Appropriations Committee meeting: The shortfall in medical services stems primarily from the decision by Corizon Health ...
  • Do you trust the government to protect Americans from Ebola?

  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Hogan slams Brown, O'Malley administration on health care lawsuit delay

    Hogan slams Brown, O'Malley administration on health care lawsuit delay
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan criticized the O'Malley administration Monday over its decision to delay a lawsuit against the contractor it has blamed for the failed launch of the state's health exchange web site.  Hogan, locked in a...
  • Booz Allen Hamilton buys Baltimore-based Genova's health care business

    Booz Allen Hamilton buys Baltimore-based Genova's health care business
    Booz Allen Hamilton said Monday it had bought the Baltimore-based health care unit of Genova Technologies, which provides services to the federal agency overseeing implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, and...
  • To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will

    For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting their...
  • In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path

     In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path
    In case you haven't encountered enough illogic in the American healthcare system, consider this: Once a medication has been determined to be safe and effective enough to be available without a prescription, we assume it should no longer be covered by...